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Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today
Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today

Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still the default but having a built-in Google Maps will have its advantages -- it's already the top downloaded free app. And later tonight, the first installment of "The Hobbit" will be released in theaters. The reviews are in and while they aren't ecstatic, they are encouraging. Mostly it's going to be hard to live up the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, which has better source material and a lot fewer dwarves. ...

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